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03-28-2012 05:58 PM

03-28-2012 04:49 PM
wrathfuldeity Check gunderson's pics of hemi/gunner heli bombing...pretty fucking awesome.

Helicopter Bombing on the Shuksan arm and Hemispheres | Grant Gunderson
03-26-2012 05:01 PM
killclimbz It was safe to do that day evidently. Or maybe they just didn't find the "sweet" spot. Heli bombs also exert a lot more stress on the slope than the typical skier or snowboarder getting those results. I can't say they knew what they were doing or were being stupid either way.
03-26-2012 04:35 PM
wrathfuldeity Just saw that hemi to gunner's had a fairly large slide on Sat apparently from a heli avy bomb? When I was up there on Wed, there were folks hitting right where it slid and a bunch of us were saying it looked loaded and ready to go...idk.
03-21-2012 07:29 PM
wrathfuldeity pics from today of the debris pile at the bottom of chair 8; you can sort of see the new rope line from the sticks in the fore ground and the former groomer in the background.
03-19-2012 05:01 PM
ETM Thats a decent funnel. You can get a sense of the scale by looking at the chair lift on the right
03-19-2012 04:58 PM
DrnknZag It doesn't quite look like the 20 foot crown first reported, but it looks like EVERYTHING slid. Crazy crazy massive avy, no doubt.
03-19-2012 04:04 PM
david_z 100 year slide on the Shuksan arm | Grant Gunderson

pics of this year's slide.
03-19-2012 03:56 PM
wrathfuldeity It came right up the the edge of the groomer at the bottom of 8. They roped off the last big left turn at the bottom where you run up to the chair. Where you come back inbounds from the arm there are no trees left standing and its filled in with the debris pile.
03-19-2012 03:19 PM
DrnknZag Grant Gunderson has some pics on his blog -> Grant Gunderson Photography
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